Oct 27, 2012 · Some parents and/or advocates may stand against me on this issue. They may shake their fists and fight for their special needs adult to bear babies. They may feel it is within their child’s human rights. They may believe their mentally challenged adult could learn enough parenting skills to . Disabled adults have a right to pursue sexual relationships, which must also be balanced with their right to safety. Some do have cognitive disabilities which can limit their capacity to give informed consent, such as older people suffering from illnesses like Alzheimer’s and multi-infarct dementia.
Sep 25, 2015 · This is not only your adult child’s journey, the entire family embarks on it together. Mental illness becomes a whole family condition – chaotic and frightening. You know this. But I also know this: You can do it. But you can’t do it alone. Things will change. Recovery (for the adult child AND family) is possible. Sep 15, 2015 · Mentally challenged adults are also known as mentally retarded adults. Their IQ (intelligent quotient) score is below 70. Mental retardation can be graded into four categories. It can be mild, moderate, severe and profound retardation. The symptoms vary accordingly. IQ of 80-130 is considered to be within normal range, with an average of 100.
Oct 17, 2005 · Some people who have difficulty speaking, such as people with cerebral palsy and some autistic people, are on average just as smart as anyone else. A disability accent, slow speech, or halting speech doesn't always mean an intellectual disability. People who can't speak can be of any intelligence level.83%(273). The best thing to do is to err on the side mercy, for those who live on and grieve over their loved ones, and to proclaim that which we do know, that God is Love and Mercy and to firmly share, “Yes, your child or mentally challenged son, daughter, sister or brother is presently in the arms of Jesus.”.